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Durham Commuters: “Millions of hours stuck in traffic”
— The Oshawa Express, Aug 2017
“...Oshawa residents spend 2.3 million hours annually sitting in traffic.”
Commuting Cost Calculator
How to Use
To find out what your commute is really costing you, fill in the top four fields having to do with the time and distance of your commute, your type of vehicle and your hourly recompense or wage.
The calculator will then show the daily and yearly costs associated with your commute.
Vehicle Costs from CAA
The vehicle cost per kilometre comes from the Canadian Motor Association driving costs calculator for Ontario. These costs range from 38 cents per kilometre for a sub-compact all the way up to 69 cents per kilometre for a luxury vehicle.
Go Transit Costs
The Go Transit cost per kilometre comes from an average of 18.5 cents per kilometre.
Working Days in Ontario
The number of working days per year for Ontario is 252 per workingdays.ca. We use 8 hours per business day.
Unpaid Time Commuting
We have included a cost for the unpaid time wasted for your commute based on your hourly wages or compensation ie. what you would have earned if you had been paid during your commute time. This is the value of your time lost to commuting.
The True Cost of Commuting
You will be astonished at what a commute is taking out of your life on an annual basis and how much it is really costing you.
Time for a Change?
It is time to look for a work opportunity a bit closer to home in Durham!
No one really likes commuting—it’s time-consuming and expensive. Whether you’re looking to cut your commute or just advance your career, let us connect you with the right opportunity. We're getting job opportunities BEFORE they are posted publicly and can give you the edge over cold applicants!